Senate Bill S2575A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires a law enforcement officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon under circumstances where a person could be struck by a bullet to immediately report the incident

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2019-S2575 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A927
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-u, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5734
2011-2012: A2953
2013-2014: A3698
2015-2016: A6478
2017-2018: S9133, A3574

2019-S2575 - Summary

Requires a law enforcement officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon under circumstances where a person could be struck by a bullet to immediately report the incident to his or her superiors.

2019-S2575 - Sponsor Memo

2019-S2575 - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2575
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  a  law
   enforcement  officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon
   under circumstances where a person could be  struck  by  a  bullet  to
   immediately report the incident
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  837-t
 to read as follows:
   §  837-T. REPORT OF DISCHARGE OF WEAPON.  1. ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFI-
 CER OR PEACE OFFICER WHO DISCHARGES HIS OR HER WEAPON WHILE ON  DUTY  OR
 OFF  DUTY  UNDER  CIRCUMSTANCES  WHEREIN  A  PERSON COULD BE STRUCK BY A
 BULLET FROM  THE  WEAPON,  INCLUDING  SITUATIONS  WHEREIN  SUCH  OFFICER
 DISCHARGES HIS OR HER WEAPON IN THE DIRECTION OF A PERSON, SHALL VERBAL-
 LY  REPORT  THE INCIDENT TO HIS OR HER SUPERIORS WITHIN SIX HOURS OF THE
 OCCURRENCE OF THE INCIDENT AND SHALL PREPARE AND FILE A  WRITTEN  REPORT
 OF  THE INCIDENT WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS OF THE OCCURRENCE OF THE INCI-
 DENT.  NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT ANY OFFICER  FROM
 INVOKING HIS OR HER CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO AVOID SELF-INCRIMINATION.
   2.  AS USED IN THIS SECTION "LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER" MEANS A STATE OR
 LOCAL POLICE OFFICER AND "PEACE OFFICER" MEANS ANY PERSON DESIGNATED  AS
 A PEACE OFFICER PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.10 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05659-01-9



              

co-Sponsors

2019-S2575A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A927
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-u, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5734
2011-2012: A2953
2013-2014: A3698
2015-2016: A6478
2017-2018: S9133, A3574

2019-S2575A - Summary

Requires a law enforcement officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon under circumstances where a person could be struck by a bullet to immediately report the incident to his or her superiors.

2019-S2575A - Sponsor Memo

2019-S2575A - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2575--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. BAILEY, RAMOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Codes -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  a  law
   enforcement  officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon
   under circumstances where a person could be  struck  by  a  bullet  to
   immediately report the incident
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  837-u
 to read as follows:
   §  837-U. REPORT OF DISCHARGE OF WEAPON.  1. ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFI-
 CER OR PEACE OFFICER WHO DISCHARGES HIS OR HER WEAPON WHILE ON  DUTY  OR
 OFF  DUTY  UNDER  CIRCUMSTANCES  WHEREIN  A  PERSON COULD BE STRUCK BY A
 BULLET FROM  THE  WEAPON,  INCLUDING  SITUATIONS  WHEREIN  SUCH  OFFICER
 DISCHARGES HIS OR HER WEAPON IN THE DIRECTION OF A PERSON, SHALL VERBAL-
 LY  REPORT  THE INCIDENT TO HIS OR HER SUPERIORS WITHIN SIX HOURS OF THE
 OCCURRENCE OF THE INCIDENT AND SHALL PREPARE AND FILE A  WRITTEN  REPORT
 OF  THE INCIDENT WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS OF THE OCCURRENCE OF THE INCI-
 DENT.  NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT ANY OFFICER  FROM
 INVOKING HIS OR HER CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO AVOID SELF-INCRIMINATION.
   2.  AS USED IN THIS SECTION "LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER" MEANS A STATE OR
 LOCAL POLICE OFFICER AND "PEACE OFFICER" MEANS ANY PERSON DESIGNATED  AS
 A PEACE OFFICER PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.10 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05659-02-9



              

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2019-S2575B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A927
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-u, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5734
2011-2012: A2953
2013-2014: A3698
2015-2016: A6478
2017-2018: S9133, A3574

2019-S2575B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a law enforcement officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon under circumstances where a person could be struck by a bullet to immediately report the incident to his or her superiors.

2019-S2575B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2019-S2575B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2575--B
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by  Sens.  BAILEY,  BRESLIN,  CARLUCCI,  HOYLMAN,  JACKSON,
   KAVANAGH, LIU, RAMOS, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA --  read  twice  and  ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Codes
   in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law,  in relation to requiring a law
   enforcement officer or peace officer who discharges his or her  weapon
   under  circumstances  where  a  person  could be struck by a bullet to
   immediately report the incident
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 837-v
 to read as follows:
   § 837-V. REPORT OF DISCHARGE OF WEAPON.  1. ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT  OFFI-
 CER  OR  PEACE OFFICER WHO DISCHARGES HIS OR HER WEAPON WHILE ON DUTY OR
 OFF DUTY UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES WHEREIN A  PERSON  COULD  BE  STRUCK  BY  A
 BULLET  FROM  THE  WEAPON,  INCLUDING  SITUATIONS  WHEREIN  SUCH OFFICER
 DISCHARGES HIS OR HER WEAPON IN THE DIRECTION OF A PERSON, SHALL VERBAL-
 LY REPORT THE INCIDENT TO HIS OR HER SUPERIORS WITHIN SIX HOURS  OF  THE
 OCCURRENCE  OF  THE INCIDENT AND SHALL PREPARE AND FILE A WRITTEN REPORT
 OF THE INCIDENT WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS OF THE OCCURRENCE OF THE  INCI-
 DENT.   NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT ANY OFFICER FROM
 INVOKING HIS OR HER CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO AVOID SELF-INCRIMINATION.
   2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION "LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER" MEANS A STATE  OR
 LOCAL  POLICE OFFICER AND "PEACE OFFICER" MEANS ANY PERSON DESIGNATED AS
 A PEACE OFFICER PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.10 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

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